10 Ways to Alleviate Your Arthritis

Common Pain, Big Problem

Arthritis is no small problem. One in three adults has it, and an inactive, overweight, aging population isn't helping that number decline. As the number one reported disability, it also causes a huge financial pain, costing the economy billions annually. Fortunately, it's also a condition you can do much to manage. All it takes is some planning ahead and altering of lifestyle habits.

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